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Re: Rain, Storms and Snow Southeast Aust: 7-11 July 2008
« Reply #15 on: 12 July 2008, 05:19:01 AM »
as reported by elsewhere by Laurier Williams based on BoM obse:

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Oberon reported 2cm on the ground at 9am. Kosciuszko Chalet (Charlotte Pass) reported 136cm on the ground this morning, up 50cm from the 86cm at 9am yesterday - 24 hour melted precip total was 67mm.
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Re: Rain, Storms and Snow Southeast Aust: 7-11 July 2008
« Reply #16 on: 21 August 2008, 02:00:13 AM »
I was sent some pictures of the snowfalls at Guyra on 9th July by Martha from the Guyra Argus newspaper.






















This was the report that appeared in the paper. It would appear the Guyra rainfall figure of 2mm was wrong.


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A strong cold front and upper level cold pool passed through the region bringing light snow showers in the morning, and heavier snow showers in the afternoon from around 2.30 to 6pm.

By late afternoon snow was 8 cms deep on the ground where it remained until late the following morning when it melted.

Temperatures were very low on Wednesday, 9th. The 9am temp was -1.0C with a wind chill temp of -14C. At 3pm the temp was 0.0C and the wind chill temp -5C.

The maximum for the day was just 1.8C which was the lowest for any month since August 19, 1996 when it was 1.6C during a day of snowfalls.

The July 9, 2008 snowfalls were widespread along the Northern Tablelands with falls from Hanging Rock in the south to Tenterfield in the north.


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Re: Rain, Storms and Snow Southeast Aust: 7-11 July 2008
« Reply #17 on: 22 August 2008, 09:23:08 AM »
Still looks pretty cold in that part of the country with max temps under 14!  Nice photos by the way MB and glad you're getting some kind of storm activity - even without the lightning!
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